September 7, 2011
FAIRFAX, VA...OverClocked ReMix today released its 27th arrangement
album, Mega Man 9: Back in Blue. The
album, directed by OC ReMixer and Cave Story 3D musician
Dustin "k-wix" Kulwicki, features 14 artists producing
18 arrangements from Capcom's 8-bit revival for the Mega
Man series, Mega Man 9. The album's release also
features numerous pieces of visual artwork by a dedicated group of
fans, intended to compliment the music. Back in Blue is available for free download at
http://backinblue.ocremix.org. This album was
produced to help promote the music of Mega Man 9, was made
by fans, for fans, and is not affiliated with or endorsed by Capcom
or Inti Creates; all original compositions are copyright their
Released in 2008 on the WiiWare, Xbox Live Arcade, and PlayStation
Network services, Mega Man 9 brought the series back to
its NES roots with an artificial 8-bit side-scrolling style
emulating the first six games of the series. Accompanying the retro
visual style was a soundtrack to match, crafted by Inti Creates'
III sound team of Yu Shimoda, Ryo Kawakami, Hiroki Isogai and Ippo
Yamada to encapsulate the sound of the original Nintendo
"The goal of the Back in Blue project was to remix the
Mega Man 9 soundtrack in a variety of styles and pay
tribute to one of the greatest platforming series of all time,"
said album director Kulwicki, whose efforts have resulted in an
album full of funk, rock, electronic, dance, spaghetti western,
acoustic and fusion interpretations of the game's original music.
"I am proud with not only the completion of this project, but the
quality of the artists that shines through in every single
Following the release of Joshua Morse's The Robot Musem, Back in Blue is OC
ReMix's second Mega Man album, and the first dedicated to
an individual Mega Man game. "Mega Man 9 was a
true throwback to the earliest entries in the franchise and proved
that retro games still had a spot in modern video games," said
Kulwicki. "We want to say thanks to Capcom and Inti Creates for
creating Mega Man 9, and I say thanks as well to the
artists of Back in Blue for all of their hard work!"
About OverClocked ReMix
Founded in 1999, OverClocked ReMix is an organization dedicated to
the appreciation and promotion of video game music as an art form.
Its primary focus is www.ocremix.org, a website featuring thousands of free
fan arrangements, information on game music and composers,
resources for aspiring artists, and a thriving community of video
game music fans.
All compositions, arrangements, images, and trademarks are copyright their respective owners.
linking to us, etc. please refer to resources for webmasters.
Please refer to the Info section of the site and the FAQ available there for information about the
site's history, features, and policies. Contact David W. Lloyd
(djpretzel), webmaster, with feedback or questions not answered there.